All posts tagged "Tax Repeal Referendum"

  • Opinion
    The Empire’s Sith Lawyers Strike Back

    (Editor’s Note: Chalk the theme of this column up to the Star Wars trailer aired during last week’s Monday Night Football game…) (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – The legal machinations we’re now embroiled in over efforts to simply let the people of Nevada vote on the largest tax hike in history has...

  • Opinion
    Tax Repeal fight ain’t over ‘til it’s over

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Paraphrasing the great Mark Twain, reports of the death of the We Decide Coalition’s referendum to repeal the largest tax hike in Nevada history – including that new gross receipts tax – have been greatly exaggerated. While it’s true that on October 1, 2015, Carson City District...

  • Politics
    LVRJ: State controller’s group seeks to repeal commerce tax

    (Sean Whaley, Las Vegas Review-Journal) – A group led by state Controller Ron Knecht has filed a referendum...

  • Opinion
    Rumors of Tax Repeal’s Death Greatly Exaggerated

    (Chuck Muth, President, Citizen Outreach) STORIES OF TAX REPEAL DEATH GREATLY EXAGGERATED You may have heard that...

  • Politics
    Fiore: Let’s take back Nevada together

    (Michele Fiore) – Last month, the We Decide Coalition filed a referendum to repeal the 1.4 billion dollar tax hike that was passed in the 78 sessions. This tax package includes the Commerce Tax that 80% of voters overwhelming disapproved of last November. While there has been some pushback from supporters of Governor...

  • Opinion
    Ax the Tax Referendum Update

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Upon review of the lawsuit filed a week ago against our tax repeal referendum by friends of Gov. Brian “America’s Worst Governor” SandRINOval’s largest tax hike in Nevada history – including a new gross receipts tax like the one 80 percent of voters rejected at the ballot box...

  • Opinion
    Republican-Required Referendum

    (Paul Jacob, Liberty Initiative Fund) – Last November, Nevada Republicans scored a “stunning” political sweep. The party’s incumbent...

  • Politics
    Lawsuit filed to stop Tax Repeal Referendum

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – THE EMPIRE STRUCK BACK Busy day today out of the office today, so I’ll make this short and sweet and get into it in more detail later this week. Bottom line: The PAC set up to defend Gov. Brian Sandoval’s $1.4 billion tax hike – including the new...

  • Politics
    Lawsuit filed to protect Tax Repeal Referendum

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – They say a good offense is the best defense. As such and on behalf of the We Decide Coalition – plus three conservative members of the State Assembly who voted AGAINST the largest tax hike in Nevada history (SB 483) in the recently-concluded 2015 legislative session – our...

  • Opinion
    Major League Snow Job Forecast to Stop Tax Repeal Efforts

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – It might still be hot August nights in Nevada, but get ready for the Mother of All Blizzards! No, I’m not talking about that white stuff that falls from the sky on Christmas. I’m talking about the major league snow job – with a blizzard of propaganda –...

  • Opinion
    Tax hike battle should prove to be a bruiser

    (Thomas Mitchell) – This should get interesting. A group of people calling themselves the We Decide Coalition has filed an initiative petition with the Nevada Secretary of State that would give voters a chance to repeal the $1.4 billion in tax hikes passed by the 2015 Legislature at the behest of Gov. Brian...

  • Government
    LVRJ: One clever ploy

    (Steve Sebelius, Las Vegas Review-Journal) – “The people of the state of Nevada do enact as follows: NRS 295.001(1) and NRS 295.009(3) are hereby repealed.” If you wanted to propose erasing the infamous single-subject requirement that has torpedoed many a ballot initiative in Nevada, that one line is all you’d need to do...

  • Government
    Nevada Taxpayers should have the Last Word on Largest Tax Hike in history

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – In 2009, the Nevada Legislature passed a series of “temporary” tax hikes totaling in excess of $600 million.  The people of Nevada were promised that those tax hikes would expire, “sunset,” in two years. Instead, the Legislature extended those tax hikes for an additional two years in both 2011...

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